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2014-09-12 12:22:25

BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holcim (US) Inc. announced today that four of its plants earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) prestigious ENERGY STAR(®). "Holcim is grateful to, once again, be awarded for our commitment to sustainability," said Filiberto Ruiz, president and CEO of Holcim (US) and Aggregate Industries US. "We understand how important it is for our facilities to have corporate values in place that help protect the environment and we...

2014-02-26 12:27:23

Tim Cost, Holcim (US) senior technical service engineer and ACI Fellow, to instruct for three education sessions at show BEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holcim (US), Inc., one of the nation's leading manufacturers of cement and mineral components, will display and provide education resources at the 2014 CONEXPO-CON/AGG trade show. The event takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 4-8, 2014. Holcim's senior technical service engineer and Fellow of the American...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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